Read article – Features research coauthored by Brian Sites, professor of anesthesiology and of orthopaedics, that found that patients with musculoskeletal conditions who receive prescription opioids are more satisfied with their care than comparable patients who do not receive opioids.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Quotes David Jevsevar, chair and assistant professor of orthopaedics, in an article about how fake surgeries can help reveal whether popular surgeries are actually effective.
Read article – Quotes Ellen Meara, professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about the United States’ decline in life expectancy. “We have to look to see what we are doing or have been doing differently since the 1980s—it’s not like we can’t achieve what other countries have,” Meara said.
Read article – Cites comments by Lisa Schwartz, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about how decades of public awareness campaigns have convinced patients that cancer screenings are essential.
The Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock are partnering with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as one of four centers in a new American Heart Association-funded research network charged with unlocking some of the mysteries behind vascular disease.
Read article – A column by John Damianos D ’16, MED ’20, in which he discusses how healthcare is also caught in the fake news phenomenon. “With the vast amount of misinformation available to patients … it is more important than ever before for medical students to learn how to critically examine the scientific literature on a topic and meticulously attempt to separate fact from fiction,” says Damianos.
Read article – Features research led by Mary Brunette, associate professor of psychiatry, that found that abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness receiving tobacco treatment at community mental health centers.
Christina Angeles, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017-18 SYNERGY Scholars Mentored Career Development Award, funded through Dartmouth SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Please join us for Dartmouth’s 2018 Regional Physicians for Human Rights Conference, titled “The 50%: The Changing Arc of Women’s Rights”! The event will be held on Jan. 19th and 20th at Dartmouth’s Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center. Come join a discussion of the intersectional and reciprocal impacts of business, law, and socioeconomics on women’s rights.
Read article – An opinion piece by Cassie Kosarek, Geisel ’20, in which she shares four soft skills for medical students to cultivate in order to take better care of their patients and themselves as they navigate the complexities, frustrations, and rewards of a career in medicine.